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2 August, 2022

"Freshwater has enormous significance to iwi and hapū. However, their views on hydrolysis as a consumptive use of water are not widely understood. If cultural complexity is ignored, hydrogen infrastructure or processes may fail to achieve an appropriate fit within Aotearoa New Zealand society and the technology could be orphaned."

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10 August, 2022

Hear Kēpa explain why voting is important for your whānau, hapū and iwi. 

Watch the video here.


13 July, 2022

The mauri0meter takes data from an Adroit Environmental IoT monitoring system and overlays that within a cultural health monitoring perspective to monitor the waters of Rotoiti by both Western measures and by traditional measures.



Mahi Maioro Professionals Pou Hautū, Dr Kēpa Morgan FEngNZ has been appointed to the ESR Strategic Science Advisory Panel. The appointment recognises the contribution that Mātauranga Māori has to offer to environmental and scientific research and coincides with a concerted effort by ESR to make Mātauranga Māori a part of their DNA. Te Hiku Media interviewed Kēpa on his new appointment on 17 September.

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8 September, 2020

Dr Kēpa Morgan introduced the mauri-o-meter to Year 13 Tourism students at Rotorua Girls High School. The workshop assisted their journey of learning about the Kaituna and the role of Kaitiakitanga.



Iwi in Rotorua have brokered an agreement for a new plan for the discharge of treated waste water, wai tātari, in the city.



In 2012, the Ministry for the Environment launched its Environmental Recovery Plan. Environmental law in New Zealand recognises the need to protect the ‘intrinsic values of the environment’ or the ‘mauri’.



Dr Kēpa Morgan received the IPENZ Furkert Award for Sustainability and Clean Technology


Kepa Morgan: Heeding the taniwha can help avert expensive blunders


Two cases show that indigenous wisdom could be linked to unknown factors, writes Dr Kepa Morgan



This seminar describes the contribution that the Mauri model has made to better understanding the complexity of New Zealand's worst environmental disaster.

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